If you’re looking to join us but need help with your application, then register for our recruitment selection workshops below.

Our workshops will offer you the chance to find out more about the recruitment and selection process for your preferred career. The recruitment team will go through the process step by step, from starting an application to joining us.

Please note, due to the current COVID-19 situation our recruitment workshops are being offered as Microsoft Teams online workshops. Please ensure you have access to an active email address and either a mobile phone or computer device. Our priority is to make sure you are informed, safe and supported while also following the latest government guidelines.

Pre-Application Workshops

For those who are considering a career with Essex Police or are about to apply.

Tuesday 12 January 2021
1pm to 2pm

Monday 8 February 2021
2pm to 3pm

Tuesday 9 March 2021
3pm to 4pm

Thursday 8 April 2021
12pm to 1pm

Recruitment Selection Workshops

For those who have applied to join us as a police officer and are awaiting their online assessment process date. (Replacement for SEARCH).

Saturday 9 January 2021
11am to 12pm

Monday 11 January 2021
1pm to 2pm

Wednesday 20 January 2021
10.30am to 11.45am

Monday 25 January 2021
2pm to 3.15pm

Saturday January 30 2021
11am to 12.15pm

Tuesday 2 February 2021
5pm to 6.15pm

Thursday 11 February 2021
4pm to 5.15pm

Tuesday 16 February 2021
3pm to 4.15pm

Saturday 20 February 2021
11am to 12.15pm

Monday 22 February 2021
12pm to 1.15pm

Senior Interview Workshops

For those who have applied to join us as a police constable and are awaiting their senior interview.

Friday 22 January 2021
11am to 12pm

Tuesday 26 January 2021
3pm to 4pm

Thursday 4 February 2021
12pm to 1pm

Tuesday 9 February 2021
5pm to 6pm

Monday 15 February 2021
1pm to 2pm

Tuesday 2 March 2021
1pm to 2pm

Monday 8 March 2021
4pm to 5pm

Saturday 13 March 2021
11am to 12pm

Thursday 18 March 2021
3pm to 4pm

Tuesday 23 March 2021
5pm to 6pm

Friday 26 March 2021
11pm to 12pm

Wednesday 31 March 2021
4pm to 5pm

To book any of the above workshops please email the HR Innovation Team.


If your computer system will not allow you to send the automatically generated email – you MUST cut+paste and complete the information requested below into your email.

Emails received without the required information will not be considered for inclusion on a workshop. To avoid disappointment, early booking is essential.

  1. Full name
  2. Contact Number
  3. Active Email Address
  4. Questions you would like answered
  5. Name of the workshop you would like to attend
  6. Date and time of the workshop you would like to attend

Essex Police will not send confirmation of this application. However, you will be sent a link, via email, on the morning of the event enabling you to join your chosen  workshop.

The details that you submit will be kept by Essex Police for 2 years, after this time they will be deleted from our records. If you wish for your details to be deleted earlier, please email with the date and time of the workshop you attended and your details will be deleted.

Please check back if these dates are not suitable as further dates will be added.

Positive Action Discovery Events

These events are organised and run by the Home Office Police Uplift Programme:

19th January
Women in Policing

21st January
BAME event

26th January
Disability and neurodiversity

2nd February